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Dermal Fillers in Mexico

The Ultimate Guide to Dermal Fillers in Mexico

Find and compare clinics and costs for dermal fillers in Mexico. If you’re looking at ways to make you look a little younger, but don’t want surgery, there are a wide variety of injectable treatments you can have to plump out wrinkles and reduce the appearance of fine facial lines.

Dermal fillers are typically used as anti-ageing products, but they can also be used to plump lips, improve scars and enhance the contours of your face.

Why have Dermal Fillers in Mexico?

One important thing to remember is that for most, dermal fillers are not going to result in dramatic improvements like surgery would, although if you have your lips plumped it will more-than-likely be noticeable.

The other thing to note is that while dermal fillers in Mexico cost substantially less than in the United States and Canada, as far as cosmetic treatments go, they are relatively inexpensive (compared with surgery). It probably isn’t going to be very cost-effective to go specifically to Mexico for dermal filler treatments, unless you are already planning on being in Mexico, or you live relatively near the Border.

We would always recommend that you do a little research before your treatment, making sure you have your procedure with reliable practitioners at a clinic with a good reputation. This isn’t always to do when you are in another country, which is where Medical Departures comes in.

Our listings give details of clinics and practitioners we have already background-checked. We look at legal/criminal records, confirm qualifications and perform clinic visits. We also collate real patient testimonials – and all these measures, taken together, provide us with an overall picture of the quality of the clinic and services they offer. If we’re not happy, we don’t list them.

What are the different types of dermal filler available in Mexico, and how do they work?

There are a variety of dermal fillers available, and the same brands you'll find at home are available in Mexico, as well as new products athat are being developed all the time. Some are permanent and some are non-permanent, and they can chiefly be divided into the following categories:

Hyaluronic Acid Dermal Fillers

These are not permanent, producing a gentle result that fades gradually after a period of months. The good thing is that you can decide when and if you want to have the results topped up. The result usually lasts up to a year, but sometimes longer.

One of the most popular fillers, they contain Hyaluronic acid, which occurs naturally in the body and, therefore, offer good compatibility. Brands include Restylane, Juvederm and Perlane.

Synthetic Dermal Fillers

The ingredients found in synthetic dermal fillers are not found naturally in the skin. The benefits of these fillers over the Hyaluronic Acid ones is that they offer longer-lasting results. However, they may also cause an allergic reaction. Some of them are permanent and may cause disfigurement if used incorrectly – with surgery the only way of correcting it. Brands include Radiesse, Sculptra and Bellafill.

Collagen Dermal Fillers

These products required allergy testing prior to application as they contained collagen from animals, including cows (Zyplast and Zyderm), pigs (Evolence) and a hybrid product (Artefill, aka Artecol in Europe) including tiny plastic spheres and cow collagen. The results only lasted for about a month.

However, new methods have been developed which contain collagen from humans (Cosmoplast and COsmoderm), with some made from your own skin (Autologen and Isolagen) and some from cadaver skin (Dermalogen). They are not permanent, and the results don’t last as long as some other treatments, but they are considered to be more naturaly-looking.

What is the procedure for dermal fillers?

You will usually be given a local anesthesia prior to the treatment starting. Injection points for each area to be treated are selected and the correct amount of filler drawn into the syringe, which is then injected beneath the skin.

You may experience some discomfort, redness and localized swelling immediately after the treatment but you can resume normal activities immediately. You can apply makeup to disguise the redness, and you should keep out of the sun for a day or two.

Results should be starting to be noticeable after several days.

What is the cost of dermal fillers in Mexico, compared to the United States and Canada?

Prices are usually quoted as a full syringe, but some may quote for specific areas on the face. It should be noted that some areas, such as the nasolabial folds, usually require two syringes, and that the different types of fillers may be priced differently. Prices average $400 (CAD $500, £250 GBP, €350, AUD $500) for dermal fillers in Mexico, compared to $625 (CAD $750, £400 GBP, €500, AUD $800) in the United States.

What now?

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This article is meant for information purposes only and is not intended to be medical advice or instructions for medical diagnosis or treatment. Please consult with your doctor or a qualified medical professional before starting or changing medical treatment.

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